Slate's mistakes for the week of June 11, 2012.

Slate's Mistakes for the Week of June 11, 2012

Slate's Mistakes for the Week of June 11, 2012

Slate's mistakes.
June 15 2012 8:03 PM


Slate's mistakes.

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In a June 14 “Politics,” James Mann misspelled the first name of Democratic politician Averell Harriman.

In the June 13 “Technology,” Farhad Manjoo originally stated that the new model of the MacBook Pro will replace the hard-drive-based version “if not next year, then certainly in 2013.” It should have read “if not next year, then certainly in 2014.”

In a June 13 "Slatest" post, Elizabeth Hewitt misidentified J.D. Salinger's book The Catcher in the Rye as Catcher and the Rye.


In the  June 13 "Television," Troy Patterson misidentified the actress Linda Gray as Linda Hunt.

In the June 11 “Jurisprudence,” Dahlia Lithwick misidentified George Washington University professor Jeffrey Rosen as a Georgetown professor and misspelled the first name of BYU law professor RonNell Andersen Jones.

In a headline on the June 11 “Trending New Channel” blog post, Ben Johnson stated the Commerce Secretary John Bryson reportedly suffered a stroke while driving. Bryson reportedly suffered a seizure.

In a June 8 "Future Tense," Paul Plotz misspelled Lise Meitner's first name as "Lisa."

In the June 8 "Victory Lab," Sasha Issenberg misspelled the last name of Chad Pichler, a canvasser for the AFL-CIO.

In the June 5 "Television," Troy Patterson incorrectly stated that Macbeth debuted during the Elizabethan Era. Macbeth was written after the end of Elizabeth’s reign.

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